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CELEBRATING MARGARET HAMILTON: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING PIONEER

In the week of International Women in Engineering Day 2022, we wanted to draw attention to the remarkable work and legacy of Margaret Hamilton – an American engineer who first coined the term ‘software engineering’ and maintained that it should bean engineering discipline in its own right.
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CASCADE ENGINEERING ACHIEVES CYBER ESSENTIALS

We’re delighted to have achieved Cyber Essentials accreditation, which helps to protect our business and our clients from the most common cyberattacks.
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WHY EXPERTS MATTER

In a world where ‘expertise’ is often derided or suspected, we believe in the value of being experts in our field. For us, expertise is all about having specialist skills and knowledge – it’s the combination of those two things that means we can bring added value to the varied projects we work on, across multiple sectors.
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7 THINGS WE’VE LEARNED ABOUT COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

Over the past 15 years in business, we’ve worked on a number of long-term, complex projects, and we’ve learned the importance and benefits of a positive, collaborative approach. We know this is particularly important where there are lots of teams – including external suppliers like us – involved in getting a project to completion. The more open and collaborative we all are, the greater the project’s success will be.
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7 REASONS WHY AN OUTSOURCED PARTNER CAN GIVE YOU A COMPETITIVE EDGE

As experienced engineering partners to leading blue-chip OEMs and their supply chains, here is our 7-point guide to why using a resource like ours can give you a competitive edge.
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WHAT DO YOU KNOW? HOW KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT STREAMLINES COMPLEX PROJECTS

Good projects rely on the knowledge and expertise that has been built up within the team and within the business. If organisations don’t have a knowledge management system in place, that expertise can be completely lost when an individual leaves or a project is being managed in isolation.

This in turn can jeopardise the timescale or smooth running of the project – research shows that organisations with a good knowledge management system tend to be more efficient, make better decisions and are more competitive overall.
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THREE REASONS WHY YOUR OUTSOURCED PARTNER IS MORE COMMITTED TO YOUR PROJECT THAN YOU ARE

Often we hear one of the biggest worries for programme managers thinking about outsourcing is whether their external partner will be fully committed to the project. After all, they’re not part of the organisation, they may have other projects, and they could easily take their foot off the pedal – with disastrous consequences for your project.

That’s simply not the case with good, professional, experienced outsource partners. In fact, we’d argue that these partners potentially care more about your programme than you do – and here are three good reasons why.
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CASCADE'S FIRST DESIGN PROJECT SEES FINAL AIRCRAFT DELIVERED TO RAF

The final unit of one of Cascade Engineering’s earliest projects, the Poseidon anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare aircraft, already in operation in the USA, Australia and India, has now been delivered.  This is the final unit in a nine-aircraft order for the RAF.
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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM ALL AT CASCADE ENGINEERING

2021 has been a year of celebration for Cascade. We have been in business for 15 years, supporting customers from concept to certification with our design development expertise. It has been great to start returning to industry events, meeting people face to face and having good conversations about how we can apply our skills to a wide range of projects, including marine and renewable energy. So, we’re in a great position to welcome 2022.
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HOW USING CASCADE’S SKILLS CAN DISRUPT ‘GROUP THINK’

Group Think is something that affects all types and sizes of organisations and it can seem to be completely contradictory. In our experience, bringing specific skills into a project can open up a new way of thinking, helping project teams to open up to new approaches and opportunities.
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CASCADE DELIGHTED TO SEE TYPE 26 HMS GLASGOW FOREMAST INSTALLED

Cascade Engineering, a leading specialist in concept-to-certification engineering design, is celebrating a milestone for the first in class, Type 26 HMS Glasgow. The ship, which is a BAE Systems Maritime project, is currently being built at the Govan shipyards in Glasgow, and has just celebrated the successful installation of the foremast.
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CASCADE ENGINEERING CELEBRATES 15 YEARS

Structural engineering specialists celebrate their work on iconic projects since 2006. We take a look back on the business over the last 15 years.
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CASCADE HEAD TO GERMANY

Last week Ben, our Managing Director, and Nick, one of our Structural Engineers, headed to Germany to visit our long-standing client, QinetiQ. It was a marathon of jabs, PCRs and amber lists but great to be able to finally meet with our clients face to face again after 18 months of change and challenge.
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CROSS SECTION - THE LATEST FROM CASCADE ENGINEERING

Find out what we've been up to in the latest version of our newsletter.
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OUTLINING A CRITICAL PATH TO DELIVERY

Our clients come to us when they need specialist expertise and  want to free up internal resources for other project-critical tasks. They often ask us how we can get involved and what the process is. Here are Cascade Engineering’s Ben Barrass and Rob Harborne to answer a few questions.
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NEW MOVE FOR CASCADE ENGINEERING

Cascade Engineering has moved to new offices in Camberley, bringing better facilities for both employees and visiting clients.
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